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Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 5:33 AM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 12:00 PM EST on November 27, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon above 3000 feet...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon below 3000 feet...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight
tonight to noon EST Thursday...

* locations... high country of northwest North Carolina and
Grayson County in Virginia.

* Hazard types... wet snow.

* Accumulations... 3 to 6 inches across the higher elevations
with 1 to 3 inches possible elsewhere this morning... then an
additional 2 to 4 inches overnight.

* Timing... this morning and again late tonight.

* Impacts... snow covered roads at higher elevations making for
hazardous travel.

* Temperatures... in the lower to mid 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.







Local Storm Report



11/26/2014 0800 am

Creston, Ashe County.

Snow m1.1 inch, reported by cocorahs.






11/26/2014 0800 am

Glendale Springs, Ashe County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by cocorahs.






11/26/2014 0902 am

6 miles NW of Lansing, Ashe County.

Snow m2.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:00 AM EST on November 26, 2014


The following are unofficial observations as of 11 am for the storm
that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to those
who provided reports. This summary is also available on our home Page
at weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Alleghany County...
   3 S Sparta 3.8 1050 am 11/26 NWS employee
   Piney Creek 1.8 854 am 11/26 public

... Ashe County...
   6 NW Lansing 2.2 902 am 11/26 cocorahs
   Glendale Springs 1.5 800 am 11/26 cocorahs
   Creston 1.1 800 am 11/26 cocorahs

... Watauga County...
   Beech Mountain 4.0 615 am 11/26 law enforcement
   Vilas 2.5 821 am 11/26 4000 ft in elevation
   Valle Crucis 2.0 958 am 11/26 public

Virginia

... Alleghany County...
   4 E Covington City 1.5 748 am 11/26 cocorahs
   Clifton Forge 1.0 920 am 11/26 public

... Bath County...
   Millboro 1.5 740 am 11/26 trained spotter

... Bland County...
   5 N Bland 3.0 1000 am 11/26 public
   Bland 2.0 939 am 11/26 trained spotter

... Botetourt County...
   Fincastle 1.5 953 am 11/26 public

... Carroll County...
   Hebron 4.0 1008 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Dugspur 2.5 1015 am 11/26 public
   4 WNW Hillsville 1.5 917 am 11/26 public

... City of Covington...
   Covington 2.0 947 am 11/26 public

... City of Galax...
   Galax 2.5 955 am 11/26 public

... City of Radford...
   Radford 0.5 815 am 11/26 public

... City of Roanoke...
   Chapel Forest 1.4 922 am 11/26 1500 feet in elevation
   Roanoke 0.1 950 am 11/26 wdbj7

... Craig County...
   Simmonsville 2.0 846 am 11/26 public

... Floyd County...
   7 NW Floyd 4.0 1051 am 11/26 NWS employee
   check 4.0 1056 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Alum Ridge 3.0 911 am 11/26 trained spotter
   2 SSW Terrys Fork 3.0 1037 am 11/26 public
   Copper Hill 2.3 814 am 11/26 broadcast media
   Floyd 2.0 837 am 11/26 public
   Willis 2.0 723 am 11/26 co-op observer

... Giles County...
   3 S Eggleston 2.0 907 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Staffordsville 0.3 730 am 11/26 co-op observer

... Grayson County...
   Mount ROgers Summit 6.0 904 am 11/26 park service
   Independence 1.5 919 am 11/26 public

... Montgomery County...
   1 ESE Christiansburg 4.0 1055 am 11/26 trained spotter
   5 N Blacksburg 3.5 1026 am 11/26 Brush Mountain
   3 S Christiansburg 2.5 1029 am 11/26 NWS employee
   Merrimac 2.5 1058 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Blacksburg 2.4 1022 am 11/26 NWS office
   Laurel Ridge 2.0 652 am 11/26 trained spotter
   2 SSW Christiansburg 1.3 749 am 11/26 cocorahs
   1 NNW Meadow Brook 1.3 835 am 11/26 public

... Patrick County...
   Meadows of Dan 3.3 1036 am 11/26 trained spotter

... Pulaski County...
   Draper 3.6 948 am 11/26 public
   Snowville 3.6 912 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Pulaski 3.0 948 am 11/26 public

... Roanoke County...
   Glenvar 1.3 754 am 11/26 public
   3 ESE Cave Spring 1.0 940 am 11/26 newspaper

... Smyth County...
   Sugar Grove 3.5 1028 am 11/26 public

... Tazewell County...
   Burkes Garden 1.6 723 am 11/26 co-op observer
   Richlands 1.0 817 am 11/26 public
   Maiden Spring 0.5 756 am 11/26 public

... Wythe County...
   Rural Retreat 3.0 951 am 11/26 public
   Wytheville 2.5 955 am 11/26 trained spotter

West Virginia

... Greenbrier County...
   Organ Cave 4.0 1030 am 11/26 public
   Friars Hill 3.0 937 am 11/26 trained spotter
   Maxwelton 3.0 1027 am 11/26 Emergency Mngr
   Williamsburg 2.0 756 am 11/26 public
   3 E McRoss 2.0 738 am 11/26 co-op observer
   White Sulphur Spring 1.0 739 am 11/26 co-op observer
   Lewisburg 1.0 727 am 11/26 co-op observer
   Renick 1.0 714 am 11/26 public

... Mercer County...
   Glenwood 4.0 1059 am 11/26 public
   Athens 3.0 924 am 11/26 trained spotter
   5 N Athens 2.0 726 am 11/26 public
   Flat Top 2.0 754 am 11/26 public
   Princeton 2.0 915 am 11/26 public


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